Hi Yodaman, Im using a truck service. I think its about 6 yds at 4 inch, correct? I can get some 12"x12" wire mesh for free. Can i use that? or should i use 1/2" rebar?1) about 3000-3500
2) If you want a smooth polished surface probably need a small power trowel. It would be quite a bit of hand troweling for a non pro,
3) About 4" thick min over compacted gravel. I would also use mesh re-bar
Are you mixing yourself or bringing in a truck?
thx Yodaman!I think the 12x12 mesh would be fine.
Regarding volume calc. this is how I usually figure small lots, 52' x 6' = 312 cuft.
Since we are pouring 4" deep (or 1/3 of a foot), we can just mult. the 312 x .333 = 103.9 cuft, divided by 27' per yard = 3.85 cu yards.
Might want to ask for pea sized stone in lieu of the standard larger stone.
It will screed and finish a little easier for you.
I dont know what your referring to when you state it will need air. Its outside. Also cant have any joint on a shuffleboard court man!all the previous depends on your 'where',,, you'll likely need 2% air,,, to avoid random cracking, you'll also need joints,,, frost is your enemy
ok now i know what you meant by adding air. Im in Pa. by the way. Everything is ready now. I have the stone compacted, rebar all tied in, mesh on top. Im ready to call the truck.uncertain if our op likes us anymore altho he may be cia spook & must keep his 20 hidden,,, could also be 1 of those guys who tries to put 5gal into 4gal buckets then hang it from a skyhook
Well how exactly do you do an open finish? with hand trowel? Also it states to light sponge the top. Reason for this states so it can absorb the stain and sealer.Open finish means it has not been trawled smooth. The surface is open, it can breathe.